Health Tip: Anxiety Can Affect Your Health

Symptoms to watch for

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(HealthDay News) -- A person with generalized anxiety disorder describes someone who worries excessively, often making it difficult to get through the day.

The Womenshealth.gov website says physical symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder include:

  • Significant and unexplained fatigue.
  • Aches, pains and tension in the muscles.
  • Headaches.
  • Twitching or trembling.
  • Irritability.
  • Difficulty swallowing.
  • Sweating excessively.
  • Hot flashes.
  • Nausea, lightheadedness or shortness of breath.
  • Going to the bathroom more frequently.

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